The Shemwell Family

John T McRoyAge: 67 years19081976

Name
John T McRoy
Given names
John T
Surname
McRoy
Birth September 2, 1908
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
MarriageHallie Louise WallsView this family
1936 (Age 27 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 41 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death May 6, 1976 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change March 6, 201809:40:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Hallie Louise Walls - View this family
himself
John T McRoy
Birth: September 2, 1908Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1976Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage: 1936Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Raymond Curtis “Jack” Parker + Hallie Louise Walls - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1921Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
13 months
step-son
Ray Curtis Woodman “Woodrow” Parker
Birth: February 14, 1922 27 17Beach Creek, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 17, 2017Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States
2 years
step-son
Raymond Curtis Parker Jr.
Birth: July 16, 1924 29 19Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 2015New Concord, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
20 months
step-son
Leroy Livingstone Parker
Birth: March 11, 1926 31 21Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1994Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - John T McRoy - Household

Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
MacRoy, JohnheadMW32MKYsame placeMinerCoal Mine
MacRoy, HallieXwifeFW35MKYsame place
Walls, Glendell Lbrother in lawMW16SKYsame placeNew Worker